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Watch two hour-long virtual concerts by String Studies students.
Oboist Dan Shengquan and his accompanist, Xiaoya Gao, have been recording his recital repertoire while quarantined.
Woodwind Studies faculty member Matt Sullivan and his ensemble Quintet of the Americas have been making videos from home.
Some of our department’s Instrumental Performance majors have joined forces as the West 4th Street Collective.
Gina Cuffari commissioned Gregg August to write a work involving both singing and playing the bassoon.
A remote recording of "The Wizard and I" from "Wicked."
The NYU New Music Ensemble has released recordings created remotely from three continents.
The orchestra remotely performed the premiere of a jazz mambo.
Jared presented his senior recital on YouTube with performances on drum set, xylophone, djembe, and African gyil.
Graduate student Caitlin Jodoin and her classmates Sophie Manoloff, Matthew Leland, Heather Gray, and Dante Guinta made a video of their remote performance of Sonny Kompanek’s Killer Tango.
Students engaged in a rich discussion with Grammy award-winning producer and engineer Silas Brown.
Alex Weiser was one of the two finalists for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Music.
Conversations with renowned composers, songwriters, publishers, and industry executives.
Songwriting alum Andrea Niane just released her second single, "When January Comes," from her upcoming EP Nighttime Stories.
David Mercado has created an entertaining tutorial on independent music video-making.
A video of Screen Scoring's Advanced Orchestration and the Seminar in Composition held remotely.
The 2020 Bang on a Can Marathon featured more than 40 participating artists, including faculty and alumni of our department.
Business, Technology, and Administration
Fermin Suero, Jr. is achieving professional success as a vocal engineer.
Students Peter Han and Morgan Keller released singles from home.
Hosted twice a week, these 30-minute Zoom casual meetups make a space for our students to connect.
Undergrads were treated to a conversation with the founder of Elektra Records and Nonesuch Records, an executive, producer, engineer, technologist, and consummate A&R man.
Nora Barpal recently held a virtual workshop/reading of an educational children's symphony.
Pablo Ripollés and his team were selected as one of 5 winners of the ASCAP-NYC Media Lab Challenge.
Post Malone visited our Music Business program’s final class of the semester.
Large scale performing arts presenters and representatives discuss what the future will bring in the age of COVID-19.
Members of A Class Act posted a video of themselves dancing to "One (Reprise)/Finale."
Dance Education students participated in a dance chain letter set to "From a Distance."
A video made to uplift the New York spirits during this dark time.
Graduate student Rita Liu created a video with her classmates called “Dance to Quarantine.”
Creative Arts Therapies
The work of Music Therapy alum and current rehabilitation sciences PhD student Annalissa Vicencio was featured on News 12.
Nir Sadovnik created a video with his coworkers there to the song “Lean on Me" for the patients and staff at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn.
Vocal Performance students were treated to a conversation with Norm Lewis.
Todd Alsup has recorded a new cover of the 1973 Spinners classic “Could It Be I’m Falling In Love.”
The program has launched a new video series, “Inside the Virtual Classroom.”
Vanessa Williams, a multi-faceted performer who has sold millions of records worldwide, has been named NYU Steinhardt's 2020-2021 Dean’s Scholar-in-Residence.
Virtual masterclasses offered by several of our programs.
Our costume shop supervisor and several of her students volunteer to make masks for health workers in need.